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, and the university of dallas. his books include, "the master list," self and society in modern america," religion returns to the public square," faith in public policy in america, "and figures in the carpet, finding a human person in the american past." he is a senior fellow at the ethics and public policy center. a senior scholar at the woodrow wilson center. and senior fellow of trinity form. let's welcome bill mcclay to address sources of renewal in the 21st century. [applause] >> thank you. i was just giving them my honest opinion. i think it was william blake that said, the road of all it leads to the palace of wisdom. i am committing as many follies as i can. since i am the last speaker, maybe i should let you in on what we all know about chuck. you may not know the rest of the story. you probably do not know he was born in a log cabin and raised by wolves. [laughter] the wildest part of western wyoming. went on to -- well... [laughter] ken will have to come back next year for the rest of the story. -- you will have to come back next year. it has been a rough time for conservatives, for man
america's -- americans have waited long enough for the energy security they have been promised for decades. it was in 1970 when president nixon first coined the term "energy independence" and president since then have promised to deliver on the goal. and yet today, america and america's families are still filling their cars with fuel from deserts' that are half a world away. our economies still rides at the highs and lows of the world oil prices and our children are asking, will we still be behind the same old energy policy of the past four years, or is now the time for change? president obama has made nuclear that we are not here to do what is easy. we're here to do what is right. to make the hard choices, to succeed where others have failed by finally cutting america's dependence on foreign oil, building a clean energy economy that is more secure and more prosperous, and protecting our children from the dangers of pollution. since president obama took office, we have made great progress toward this goal. we have made the largest investment in renewable energy in our history and we're fig
. transformation is underway. c'mon, let's go! ♪ ♪ >> glenn: well, hello, america. i want to talk to you again about the fundamental transformation of america. it could happen tomorrow. i have to tell you, there a are -- it's like you can't catch your breath. how long have we been running? this has been a marathon now since last year. and there are some nasty things happening. maybe tomorrow. that will transform our country. you will add another star to our flag. you haven't heard this anywhere. you will tonight. and you better pay attention and call your friends and tell them, because it could happen tomorrow. the vote. now, before i give you the full details, there is something you have to understand, first. that is progressives. what is it that progressives believe? progressives are all about big government and power and control. it doesn't matter about democrat or republican. it's power and control. control over you. you don't choose for yourself. we'll give you some options. but we're not going to make them clear. we will give you some options and we'll control it. this is the european mo
tonight, they are older, they are whiter than america, and they eastern more money and are better educated. that's right. the tea party is made up of elite, well-off intellectuals of sorts who are out of step with the real america, and they are very deeply confused. 84% of them think their movement reflects the view of most americans, but 73% of them are conservative, while only 35% of the real america is. 92% wants smaller government with fewer services, which only 50% of the real america want. 39% of real america correctly blames president bush for most of the deficit. 6% of tea partiers do. half of the real america wants government spending to create jobs, which only 17% of tea partiers want. and while only 19% of the real america call themselves angry at washington, more than half of tea partiers do. which brings us neatly to today's tea party rally on the capitol. >> hey, you look happy to me. you don't look angry. that's because you get it. and you are smart enough to get off your couch and do something about it. so this november, what do you say? let's take back our country. how man
nonfiction narrative about america. you read halberstam you get a real slice of the country. >> killed out in california by a young man in a car, what, two years ago, three years? >> yes. a car just swiped him when he was getting picked up at the airport to go give a speech and a car ran him off the side and he was killed. >> you're best? >> i would say a wonderful new biography of commodore vanderbilt, which just won the pulitzer prize, i think deservedly, for best biography of the year by a young extraordinary author named t.j. stiles who i believe did a book on jesse james, which i have not read. but the vanderbilt book is a classic. it is -- you know what a great movie does or a great play does, which is for a while it ushers you into another world with complete credibility. in this case it's a perfect blend of biography. i mean vanderbilt is a fascinating larger than life deservedly controversial figure, but it also is a history -- it's not just a life and times. you understand the transportation revolution in this country first through steamboats and then through the railroads. you u
or the other. it is safer for the planet if we do it under our strict controls and technology in america as opposed to nigeria. the niger delta is polluted, the amazon basin off the coast of the equatorial guinea. every consideration, we ought to be drilling here. why do you restricted and shut down the entire pacific ocean and alaska? >> what about the north atlantic? >> because this is a political and sensible statement. you start, and if it is successful and does not cause horrible environmental damage and studies show it is feasie, and you move on. if it does not, you stop. >> al gore says that fossil fuels are destroying our environment. >> well, he says that, yes. it is not destroying our environment. these things can be controlled. but president obama has proposed -- this is a prototype. if it works, they can expand it. the pacific is not off limits for ever. it is just at the moment. >> what are we testing? we have a ton of drilling happening every day in the gulf of mexico, in a hurricane area, anit is successful. >> it is whether we can neutralize this as a political issue and
strengths such as the military or freedom of speech, what is a great strength that america has. people do not really think about the free market economy and think of it as a great thing about america. it is one of the great things about america. we decided to make that our topic. we were able to find a lot of our local small businesses that we were able to intervene. it worked out pretty much perfect from there. >> what did you learn from your interviews? >> and learned a lot about what it takes to start business. when we interviewed the business owners, we did not focus on the forms you have to fill out, but what you as a person has to go through to the a business owner. anybody can start a business if you have the appropriate determination and drive. what one person told us was most true. not everyone can start a business. it takes an incredible amount of determination, motivation. not everybody has that. >> you also mentioned the american dream. describe that. >> since america was founded, people from other countries have been traveling here to seek a better life. the american dream is
america. a group is here, walking and cleaning up from maryland all the way to san francisco, california. keeping our waterways and highways clean. that's good stuff because we need clean waterways. >> can you do the back of my car? >> so, they have a lot of good information to tell us. we also have a great segment, girls getaways. i was looking at some of these. they are talking about the eastern shore and hyatt. i'm thinking about a girls getaway for myself. >> weekend getaway? >> yes. >> good deal. megan is away. she's getting weighed in now. at brick dies. she'll have the results tomorrow morning. >>> today's hot topic. do you spank your child? a new study says parents who do spank their children may be doing more harm than good. a leading doctors' group says what -- whacking kids on the backside can backfire. >> reporter: there's a time-honored phrase that says spare the rod spoil the child but a new study from the american academy of pediatrics suggests that corporal punishment may actually increase aggressive behavior. a survey of 2,500 mothers in the may issue of the journal ped
by and waiting. >> lama hasan in london this morning. thanks, lama. >>> later on "good morning america," we take a closer look at whether there is still a doing from that big volcano. >>> back here at home, big banks are gearing up for a battle over more government regulation. president obama and congressional lawmakers appear close to an agreement on a bill that would regulate the financial industry. t.j. winick is joining us from washington with the latest. good morning, t.j. >> reporter: good morning. the president is determined to pass financial reform. and we're seeing the battle take shape on wall street and on capitol hill. when it comes to pushing financial reforms for wall street, the president sounds ready for a showdown. >> what we've seen is an army of industry lobbyists, from wall street, descending on capitol hill. if these folks want a fight, it's a fight i'm ready to have. >> reporter: the white house is focused on derivatives. essentially bets between power players on wall street and around the world, whether certain businesses will succeed or fail. >> part of what led to this c
this to a mass audience than anyone in america. next to barbara, we are pleased to have chris hayes, the washington editor of "the nation" magazine. he has written in lots including "the american prospect." we are very pleased to have this panel. what we have for tonight is a very conversational format. my colleague, mike kazin and i will inform questions for our panel, but we really want to engage our questions and each other and then after we have had a chance to do that for a little while, and we would like them to engage with you. there is a microphone in the center aisle. after we have had a conversation, i invite you to line up at the microphone and asked were questions to the panel they go again, we are so pleased to have you for this discussion tonight. i think i have said enough at this point and i will turn it over to my colleague, michael kazin. >> thank you. i want to thank joe and the initiative for helping to sponsor this and putting this together. also, to joanne. well, the first question on the table on the leaflet is what is the state of the labor movement today and
think in 2010 america to call someone a racist is probably one of the worst things that you possibly can do. so either they need to have some very strong proof of racial motivation or this is an irresponsible insult that's actually slander. i think it's beyond calling wolf now on this issue. either you have proof or you don't. i was there sean in washington, d.c., 30,000 freedom-loving patriots showed up because they didn't like the health care bill. they were -- there were doctors, internists, anesthesiologists, surgeons, business owners, judges, 75-year-old apolitical women. these people weren't there for any form of racial motivation. they don't like redistribution of wealth. that's what this is about. today if you oppose redistribution of wealth apparently, in some people's eyes you are racist. >> sean: i released a book tuesday the subtitle, defeating obama's radical agenda. a reporter is interviewing me, asking me are you inciting violence somehow against democratic officials? i'm thinking, no, i'mz0ñ saying at the ballot box we want to defeat the president's agenda. interestingly
is getting under the skin of liberal america. >> you would think they would be saying thank you. [ laughter ] >> bill: we'll show you the latest in a growing civil war. >> there is a growing movement sweeping across this nation and you are it! you are it. >> bill: sarah palin target number one when it comes to tea party personalities, now a latino magazine publisher is hammering her. >> after 9/11 we pretty much dropped that race stuff, did we not? we were pretty much all americans there, right? [boos] >> bill: why was i booed at a conference sponsored by al sharpton? we will show you what happened. caution, you are about to enter the no spin zone. the factor begins right now. ♪ >> hi, i'm bill o'reilly. thanks for watching us tonight. the tea party getting under the skin of the liberal establishment. that is the subject of this evening's talking points memo. according to a recent rasmussen poll 24% of americans now identify with the tea party movement. that's up 8 points in just one month. what is driving the tea party is fear that president obama is changing traditional america, that th
in a bipartisan manner, to engage all spectrum stakeholders to assure america keeps pace with the coming mobile revolution. the plan would stop universal service fund from subsidizing multiple competitors. would reform, inner carrier compensation, would increase spectrum flexibility and have some interesting ideas on maximizing infrastructure utilization. i look forward to learning more about these recommendations and many other contained in the national broadband plan during this hearing and coming weeks an months. just one last comment on the comcast versus fcc decision. this is clearly had a major impact on the future of our country's broadband policy. the d.c. circuit correctly, in my view upheld the view that the fcc does not have the unfettered power to regulate the internet. i hope that the commission will continue its successful light touch approach as was described by my colleague senator hutchison. to the internet and will now abandon what i believe was a mis-hit guided pursuit of net neutrality regulations. so i look forward to hearing from the chairman how he think the decision will
for the planet it is done under our strict control and high-technology in america as opposed to in nigeria. the niger delta is polluted, the amazon basin off the coast of ecuador real new guinea -- a equatorial new guinea. in every argument, we ought to be doing here. what do you restricted and shut down the entire pacific ocean and alaska? >> what about the northeast, north atlantic? >> because this is a political and sensible statement. if it is successful and it does not cause horrible environmental damage, and the studies show that it is feasible, we move on. if it does, you stop. >> al gore said that fossil fuels are destroying our environment. >> well, he says that, yes. >> all the time. >> it is not destroying our environment. these things can be controlled. president obama has proposed -- nina is right. this is a prototype effort. it works, we will expanded. the pacific is not off limits for ever and ever, amen. >> what are we testing? we have a ton of dueling happening every day in the gulf of mexico, in a hurricane area, and it is successful. >> it is whether we can neutralize th
, look those in new york's 21st district, including my own family, to the president's family, america stands next to poland in mourning. the solidarity of the polish people in their grief is an inspiration to us all. my thoughts and prayers are with the families who lost someone. thank you, mr. speaker. the speaker pro tempore: for what purpose does the gentleman from oregon rise? >> to address the house for one minute. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman is recognized. mr. defazio: the obama administration has steadfastly refused to contest the tariff of $2.4 billion levied by mexico because congress terminated the cross-border trucking program due to serious safety concerns. there is no drug testing in mexico. there are no hours of service requirements in mexico. there are no meaningful commercial driver's licenses issued in mexico to know what the record of these drivers are. congress overwhelmingly voted to terminate that program. but it's rumored the next month when the president of mexico comes, the obama administration will open the border to mexican trucks. jeopardizing the
morning, america. i'm bill weir. >> i'm bianna golodryga. good to see you, bill. good to see everyone. saturday, april 24th. weather is a big story. the entire country is waking up to a severe weather alert. tornadoes and driving rain throughout the region last night. much more is expected today. we'll be coming up with more on that. >>> we also have good economic news for a change. nobody saw this coming. new home sales rocketsed. the biggest up increase in nearly 50 years. but will it last once the tax incentives go away next week. what does it mean to the value of your home. >>> also, a surprising story out of utah. a convicted killer who asked to be put to death by a firing squad. and the judge granted his wish. now, they're wondering when a firing squad is you'll and unusual punishment. >>> but we do begin with that controversial immigration law that set off a fiery debate across america and lass the land. mike von fremd has the details. >> reporter: on the streets, there was anger. riot police called to protesting in the capital. most were peaceful. inside the capitol building,
about it. >>> "star wars," the fight over america's future role in space between those who fund it and those who have done it. >>> the first lady in a new role. we'll hear from her tonight. >>> growth industry. we might be a big step closer tonight to what so many consider the holy grail, keeping what's up top. >>> and richard engel reports tonight on a major reversal for the u.s. in afghanistan. "nightly news" begins now. captions paid for by nbc-universal television >>> good evening, sometimes as you know, it's as if there are two or more americas and at least that many economies. what you're about to hear are some positive economic indicators and they may not match, in fact, they probably won't match what most folks are experiencing. in fact, part two of our lead story tonight has to do with the anger across the country. some of it focused at the two big political parties is enough to make people march on boston. first, the good news, which if true will be felt eventually. we begin tonight with nbc's mike taibbi live on wall street in new york. mike, good evening. >> reporter
of limiting america's use of nuclear weapons, 25 percent say they support the policy, 20 percent, undecided. you can count former vice presidential candidate sarah palin along with those who do not like the plan for nukes, here's what she had to say about it on hannity the other night. >> unbelievable, unbelievable, no administration in america's history would i think have ever considered such a step that we just found out that president obama is supporting today. that's kind of like getting out there on the playground, a bunch of kids, ready to fight, and one of the kids saying go ahead, punch me in the face and i'm not going to retaliate. megyn: the president, firing back, when abc news asked him about palin's warning -- remarks, mr. obama taking a bit of a shot at the former alaska governor. take a listen. >> i really have no response to that. last i checked, sarah palin is not much of an expert on nuclear issues. if the secretary of defense and the chairman of the joint chiefs of staff are comfortable with it, i'm probably going to take my advice from them, not from sarah palin. megyn:
the overwhelming importance of black race in america. i am familiar with a truly gigantic literature that explains the meaning and portends an honest to god reality of the existence of race. it's imperative and a statutory biological definitions of white race, we may notoriously vague. believing that what is not black. the disc thickness does not indicate lack of interest. quite to the contrary for another, past historical literature, much less known today explains the meaning and portends an honest to god reality of the existence of white races. they may seem not to be given a book on americans in antiquity, a pure fun before europeans discovered the western hemisphere and thousands of years he for the invention of the constant of race. they given the prevalence of the notion that racist permanent, many believe it possible to trace something recognizable as the white race, back more than 2000 years. in addition, not few westerners have racialized antiquity making ancient history into white race history and classics into a living whitefield, complete with pictures of blonde ancient greeks. transfo
states of america, and to the republic for which it stands, one nation under god, indivisible, with liberty and justice for all. and if you will now remain standing, it is my delight as a mother to introduce you to a young woman will be singing the national anthem. ♪ >>oh, say, can you see, by the dawn's early light, what so proudly we hail'd at the twilight's last gleaming? whose broad stripes and bright stars, thro' the perilous fight, o'er the ramparts we watch'd, were so gallantly streaming? and the rockets' red glare, the bombs bursting in air, gave proof thro' the night that our flag was still there. o say, does that star-spangled banner yet wave o'er the land of the free and the home of the brave? ♪ [applause] great. ladies and gentlemen, that was fantastic. can we have another round of applause? [applause] >> this is a great honor for me. i am new to the stage in national politics. but i would like to say that this is the opportunity of a lifetime, because i believe the event that we are all at today is the first event on the path to taking back the congress of the
. kosmas: i pledge allegiance to the flag of the united states of america and to the republic for which it stands, one nation under god, indivisible, with liberty and justice for all. the speaker pro tempore: the chair will entertain up to five requests for one-minute speeches on each side of the aisle. for what purpose does the gentlewoman from florida rise? ms. kosmas: to address the house for one minute. the speaker pro tempore: without objection. ms. kosmas: it is my distinct honor and privilege to recognize on the floor of the united states house of representatives dr. pamela carbonier for her extensive community spirit and volunteerism. she has dedicated her life's work to helping those in need with a particular focus on women and children. she's the co-founder and member of the community outreach to prevent eating disorders, medical supervisor for victims of assault, medical supervisor for the rape crisis county and board and coalition member for healthy start. she also serves as the chair of daytona state college women's advocacy board. she practices at halifax ob-gyn associate
agenda? we'll talk about that tonight. >>> another hot topic is america a christian nation? that question prompted by the raging controversy over, of all things, the national day of prayer. just yesterday, the army disinvited evangelist franklin graham from the pentagon's event. graham has made some pretty controversial comments about islam, some of this show actually where he called it a very violent religion. so is america really one nation under god? >>> and on a very different note tonight, the supermodel who is taking potshots at celebrity plastic surgeries. paulina porizkova is here with very surprising and candid thoughts on true beauty. lots to get to. but we begin with "the mash-up." our number one international story, the deadliest day of the year in iraq. at least 61 people died. more than 100 were wounded in a wave of bombings in baghdad and nearby anbar province. >> just days after the killings of the two top al qaeda leaders in iraq, a wave of bombings have left dozens dead in baghdad and neighboring anbar province. >> mangled cars, buses clogging the streets outside two mos
. president obama is different and symbolizes the increasing diversity of america, symbolizing the loss of control, predictability, certainty, clarity, that a lot of people need for their well-being. >> that's different than what they were talking about and inflammatory was not that. >> bill clinton was appearing at over the anniversary of the bombings at oklahoma city, the 15th anniversary. the issue with your conclusion, because he didn't necessarily compare the tea party. >> i saw he drew a parallel. >> no, i think that actually -- well, listen to what he said and we can debate it. bill clinton with the sound bite you heard, just gave the crazies out there an excuse to be violent. he just offered them an opportunity to be violent. >> that wasn't bill clinton, that was --. >> what pick -- what bill clinton said. >> we will go to weather and come back. >> can i help you? >> we are actually on the air, live. really? okay. now you see what goes on here. i will be right back. >> i will call it a day. will you taking it from here, please? >> are we on tv? what is going on? gosh, i thought
there live. stay tuned for that. on "america's newsroom". >>> in the meantime, we are learning new details from two top senators serving the obama administration with subpoenas saying the pentagon and justice department are stonewalling, refusing to hand over certain information in the investigation of the fort hood massacre. why is this important? senators lieberman and collins, tops on the home land security committee saying the documents may show whether or not the government had access to information that could have prevented the killings on that post back in november and that would be a bombshell. i'm bill hemmer, good morning, everybody, busy day in "america's newsroom". martha: good morning, bill, good to be here this morning, good morning, everybody, i'm martha maccallum. the senators are saying the obama administration is not living up to its promise of transparency in their opinion, suspect nidal hasan, the army major, now charged with killing 13 people on that awful day at the army base last november and the justice department officials say that releasing any information that re
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. and everybody in america knows it is not going to be budget neutral. >> you know, you -- one of the things i think that catches people's ear is radical. is that helpful to the kind of dialogue that should be in politics? is it helpful to republicans who still fight the image of being kind of mane old white guys? >> did you know, my life in politics, i always told people to speak testimony prattly and act boldly. i don't -- radical is not a term that i use very often to describe anything. but there's no questions, as a matter of fact, that the policies being pursued by the obama administration are the farthest left -- it has been a gigantic lurch to the left. i think that's what speaker gingrich was trying to convey. the words i would use are -- the most left wing. because that's what the truth is. >> let me ask you about something else in -- the kind of tone politics. governor mcdonnell designated april as confederate month. something his two democratic predecessors refrained from doing. caused quite a stir. particularly because the governor did not even mention slavery in this proclamation.
'll hear from a man who trusted this canine to lead the way. >>> good morning, america. i'm bill weir. >> good morning, bill, good morning, everyone, i'm bianna golodryga. saturday, april 24th. weather is a big story this morning. the south part of the country is waking up to a rare, severe weather alert. tornadoes and driving rain throughout the region last night. much more is expected today. marysol will have much more on that coming up. >>> we also have rare good news about the economy this morning. no one expected new home sales to surge as much as they did. in march, the biggest increase since kennedy was in the white house. but will it last especially since the tax incentives expire. >>> also, a surprising story out of utah. a convicted killer who asked to be put to death by a firing squad. and the judge granted his wish. now, his decision is renewing questions about the death penalty and whether the firing squad is cruel and unusual punishment. >>> but we do begin with that controversial immigration law that set off a fiery debate across america and lass the land. mike von frem
of credulous media coverage today of the so-called contract from america, which was unveiled by -- who was this thing unveiled by again? oh, the american people. god, i totally don't remember signing that. but look, that's my signature and yours too. see, it's in cursive so it must be official. the contract from america is being seen as a second generation version of newt gingrich's contract with america, which was released amid the 1994 republican takeover of congress. see, only this one, this one, though, is signed by the american people. but if you look above the american people's signature, there are some other names that are not in cursive. looks like the contract from america was brought to you not just by the american people, but by some organizations as well, like, say, freedomworks. so when they say, signed by the american people, they actually mean signed by legendary corporate lobbyist dick armey's group that doesn't disclose its funders. also, for example, the heartland institute. so when they say by the american people, they also mean by a conservative think tank that's re
and the "forbes" gang has a message for them. want to dig america out of the multi-trillion dollar hole? slap americans with a 20% national sales tax on everything they buy. that is the flip side. i'm david asman. welcome to "forbes on fox." we have steve forbes, michael, quinton hardy, bill. we need a 20% v.a.t. tax? why? >> i feel people should be taxed what they take out of society, not what they put in. what we've been doing is wrong. taxing income and we should be taxing spending. i have a new utopia set up. chapter one, repeal the 16th amendment allows taxation of income. >> david: that sounds good. >> two, 20% flat national sales tax. flat enough for you, steve? >> david: steve? >> it's utopia, what government will do to keep the tax and add 20% flat tax. that's what europeans do. they made it a laggard economy. increased deficideficit. we want to do it here? >> david: stephen, only if we want to be like europe should we do this. >> the v.a.t. is fair. in europe, people don't jealously look across the line saying he pays taxes, i don't. everybody pays it. >> david: they have aristocrac
. this was the most significant news of the weekend. the secretary of defense saying the united states of america does not have a long-range plan for dealing with iran. and the second i read that, i didn't think, oh, my gosh, the obama administration has fouled this up. i thought, oh, my gosh, the united states of america has not over the past decade between two administrations figured out how to deal with this very troublesome regime. jon meacham, five years ago, the wall street journal, five years ago, "the wall street journal" was writing blistering editorials attacking the bush administration for allowing iran, and we talked about it repeatedly, step over one line in the sand after another line in the sand. gates was talking about, of course, where they are right now, but he was talking as well, i think, about how the bush administration was unable to contain iran's nuclear ambitions. >> both those points are really important because the cold war -- the post-cold war proliferation story is like the cold war in that it doesn't pay a whole hell of a lot of attention to inauguration dates. gates serv
sector since the 1930s. critics call it a jobs killer. good morning, i'm bill hemmer, welcome to "america's newsroom". martha: welcome back, bill, good morning to you, good morning, everybody, i'm martha maccallum. while the president is making a pitch -- senators on both sides of the aisle try to negotiate a deal, one of the top economic advisers believes this has the votes to pass. take a look. >> i think you're going to see independent members of ck, of both parties are going to read the bill and say i totally agree with what is happening here, we need to end bailouts, too big to fail, derivatives out into the open so, so i think they're going to vote for it. bull bill we're getting earth word of what the president is going to say in manhattan. major, is this speech about new policy? >> it's not, bill. this is a speech to round up votes on capitol hill, make the case, and symbolically portray what happened in the great recession as something set in motion by recklessness and to a certain measure, greed on wall street. now, the president has got about 700 people in the audience at coope
businesses, the engine of drop -- job growth in america. it is what we need for creativity and innovation. last year, the offer was accepted by this committee to raise the budget by $180 million. and this year, to have increased by 75 million, i think you for that. it is the key to our economic success, helping small businesses. . >> i will yield you some more time. that is kind of you. i would also like to express accolades as everybody else has for senator -- the senator from new hampshire because it is people like him you can -- that give public-service a good name. when you have somebody like him retire, it is going to give a big vacuum. i wish you were retiring, but you're entitled to your own decisions and whenever life you want from here on out. but public service will be harmed because there are not people like you are around. a year ago when this committee met to mark up the budget resolution, we were confronted with an astoundingly irresponsible budget. during that time, we of heard a lot about how these massive deficits and debts were in heritage from the previous administratio
damage with most of the blame falling on the boy scouts of america. >>> to the breaking news out of florida where an 11-year-old girl has been found alive after she had gone missing friday near a florida swamp. when they found nadya, she said, quote, i can't believe you rescued me. nbc's mark potter is live in winter springs, florida, with the story. mark, we're happy that they rescued nadya. but tell us what her condition is now. i know she was taken to the hospital for some treatment and observation. >> reporter: that's right. she's in the hospital now. she is being treated. she's being questioned by police. and those police are now telling a story of how she was found. the police chief here in winter springs says at 8:30 this morning officials got a call from a man named james king who said he had just found 11-year-old nadya blum in a deeply wooded area that has not yet been searched by police. they were able to triang late his cell phone call and pinpoint the location. it took officers more than two hours to get there. once they were notified. because the underbrush is just
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and courtesy transportation, it's the best coverage in america. >>> we have a retirement on the supreme court, justice stevens is leaving. how does that fit into the fall campaign? we are already hearing some republicans say that the president better not do that, he better not do that. this is a very hot issue for republicans, is it not? >> well, look, the president is going to appoint a liberal successor to justice stevens, who is one of the most liberal members of the supreme court. some feel like he has been the leader of the left wing of the supreme court in recent years. >> but the president goaets to that? >> everybody here understands that the president will appoint the most liberal person he can to get confirmed. that person will be a liberal. that's just a fact. do i think it will affect the election? only to the sense that it reminds the american people of something they already know, that this is far and away the most liberal administration that we have ever had in the white house and candidly in the congress. >> reporter: so you see that they can use that? obviously, it will be do
our way at of this crisis. we have to earn our way out. we have to put america back to work again. his approach is addressing that. >> last week, i announced some additional -- additional targets steps. they will give added boost to small business by building on the tax cuts in the recovery act and increasing access to the lungs desperately -- loans desperately needed for small businesses to grow. i called for the extension of emergency relief like unemployment insurance and health benefits to help those who have lost their jobs while boosting consumer spending and promoting job growth. we also want to take some strategic surgical steps in areas that are going to generate the greatest number of jobs while generating the greatest value for our economy. for the moment we took office, -- from the moment we took office, we began investing in a newer, stronger foundations for lasting growth. when that would free us from the cycle of boom and bust that has been so painful. one that can create good jobs and opportunities for a growing middle class. that is at the heart of our effort. [applaus
focused on childhood obesity in america. the first lady talks about being healthy, reading food labels, and answers to the questions. that is tomorrow night at 9:00 eastern on c-span. >> and now, today's daily state department briefing including topics on north korea and the six-party talks. we discussed the plane incident involving the qatari diplomat. this is about 40 minutes. including strengthening the nuclear non-proliferation regime, combating that threat of nuclear terrorism, and maintaining a safe nuclear deterrent. housetops like ratification of the new s.t.a.r.t. treaty signed by president obama and president medvedev, an upcoming nuclear security summit next week advance the goals. the secretary will stress the urgency of the challenge and the need for bipartisan resolved to meet it. in sedan, a special envoy continued his discussions with the government of southern sudan, in advance of sunday's national, state, and local elections. he is back in khartoum this evening where he has met with heads of the international observer missions and with president jimmy carter -- former
. this is the fastest growing minority in america. let's keep in mind, 50 percent, 50 percent of the children born in america are brown. jon: let me cut this one short. the president has entered the rose garden, he's about to speak on immigration, as well as the new gdp numbers. let's listen in. >> the department of interior and homeland security, as well as the administrator of the eps, my assistant for energy and climate change policy, and the noah administrator to the gulf coast to ensure we continue to do everything necessary to respond to this event, and i expect their reports today. as i said yesterday, bp is ultimately responsible under the law for paying the cost of response and cleanup operations, but we are fully prepared to meet our responsibilities to any and all affected communities. that's why we've been working closely with state and local authorities since the day of the explosion. there are now five staging areas to protect sensitive shore lines. approximately 1900 federal response personnel are in the area, and more than 300 response vessels and aircraft iran the -- on the screen
,000 brits stranded abroad, both in the united states and south america. across the world, basically. but a lot of them in europe now making their way to the french coast and down to spain in the hope of being picked up by british ships on standby also at the orders of the government. it's a tremendous problem here. tremendous pressure on the government to do something. tremendous pressure on the airlines to start flying again. it's all up to -- the final word, they say, will come from the aviation authorities themselves. tamron? >>> coming up in a half hour, live report from nbc's bob bazell. he's actually at the scene of the volcano in iceland. >>> another big story. apple's secret iphone revealed. and returned. a new 4g prototype of the phone was found at a bar near san francisco. it then ended up in the hands of a people at a gadget website, gizmodo.com. my colleague, monica novotny, spoke to the owner of that website about accusations the site will process from this really cool sneak peek. >> if you mean we profited from people looking at our website, sure, we did profit. but i
for being the most fuel efficient car company in america, well, then how do you explain all this? chevy malibu, cobalt, silverado, and the all-new equinox. compare them to anyone. may the best car win. >>> these are the stories that we are following at this hour. >> boston, if anyone knows how to throw a tea party, it is you. >> partying like it's 1773. sarah palin leading a new boston tea party. the kickoff to a series of tax day protests nationwide. >>> president obama trying to keep democrats united would pass a bill to keep wall street in line as republicans claim it just leads to a huge government slush fund. and the toughest antiimmigration law ever. one state passing a bill that advocates for illegal immigrants have said so far goes too far. >>> plus a looming shortage of doctors. could your primary care physician be an endangered species? good day. i'm peter alexander in new york. this breaking news is coming to us from south boston, massachusetts. these are the latest live pictures we are getting in the msnbc newsroom right now. a crane as you can see has collapsed at a constru
. bank of america, who of course krugman wanted to nationalize last year, which has come roaring back. i only bring up back of america because it is such a large bank. it's certainly solvent. but i always say, if bank of america went under tomorrow, the same thing that happened on september 15, 2008, would happen again. i just don't think there's anything in place proposed by republicans or democrats, and this is your ongoing point all week that addresses too big to fail. >> joe, i think you're exactly right. these things are enormous. take a look at what's happening in europe. bank of america is probably as large a sar of the gdp of the u.s. as greece is of the eu. greece is facing a default or something like that. and they're all coming in from the european union, imf, to bail them out. >> you presume that when the day of reckoning comes, andrea, that a population will face up to the facts that we're out of money. we're going under. and yet, in greece, riots are breaking out in the streets bays they don't like that their benefitses are being cut. >> i don't think is anal gas because of
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